The Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) Noordin Haji has weighed in on companies implicated in the issuance of licenses letting development of structures on the riparian land.
In a statement on Thursday night, the office of the DPP announced that they held consultations with Environment CS Keriako Tobiko about the ongoing demolition of illegal structures and properties in Nairobi.
Haji stated that he experienced acquired of the demolitions reportedly enforced by the Nairobi River Regeneration Endeavor Force through the media.
“I have observed from the said media experiences that the proprietors of the mentioned properties and buildings have preserved requisite approvals before the commencement of the claimed structures were being granted by the pertinent federal government companies,
“I have directed the Director of Criminal Investigations to immediately commences a detailed investigation to set up the circumstances, strategies and people who irregularly or illegally issued the approvals for the development of any buildings on the riparian land,”reads the assertion by the DPP in aspect.
The DCI has been needed to submit periodical stories on the investigations immediately after every a few months for perusal by the DPP.
The directive arrived hours after President Uhuru Kenyatta declared that the undertaking force shall go on with the ongoing demolitions.
The head of condition also declared that individuals who issued permits to permit the construction of the unlawful constructions will be prosecuted.
“We will continue on to demolish qualities produced on riparian lands, similarly punish officers who produced approvals for all those attributes. We are executing almost everything to discourage corruption. It is probable to do clear company in Kenya, this is what we want to inspire,” stated President Kenyatta.